Smells the cat treated to Thanksgiving dinner after JFK airport saga

Smells the cat treated to Thanksgiving dinner after JFK airport saga

Smells the cat was treated to a Thanksgiving feast just after he went on a surprise journey to John F. Kennedy Global Airport in a traveler’s suitcase previous 7 days.

The orange feline licked his lips in front of plate of turkey with all the fixings at his Brooklyn residence in a photograph shared by Transportation Protection Administration spokesperson Lisa Farbstein Monday.

“Smells, the cat who @TSA lately rescued from a checked bag at @JFKairport soon after he snuck into a suitcase in an attempt to fly to Orlando, liked Thanksgiving at dwelling in Brooklyn,” Farbstein tweeted alongside the pic.

TSA agents got a surprise when they spotted a tuft of orange fur sticking out of a person’s suitcase at the Queens airport Tuesday early morning.

“We’re allowing the cat out of the bag on a hiss-toric uncover,” the company tweeted at the time. “This Catch experienced our baggage screening officers @JFKairport expressing, ‘Come on meow’!”

Orange cat sits at table behind plate of Thanksgiving food and glass of red wine.
Smells licked his lips as he eyed plate of Thanksgiving turkey and mashed potatoes at his residence in Brooklyn.
Close-up of suitcase zipper opened an inch where orange fur is poking out.
A TSA agent spotted a tuft of orange fur poking out of a traveler’s suitcase at JFK Airport and found out Smells inside of.

A subsequent scan of the baggage discovered the cat had hitched a trip with his people’s dwelling guest who has heading to Orlando, Florida.

“Apparently Smells was arranging to chase just after a major mouse he read was working all around Disneyworld,” Farbstein said.

The traveler had no strategy Smells was inside of his baggage, according to the TSA and Smells’ proprietors.

The furball was safely returned to his homeowners, who were being called and arrived down to JFK to pick him up the very same early morning.

Scan of suitcase showing cat inside
The traveler, who was a home visitor of Smells’ proprietors, had no plan the feline experienced hitched a ride in his suitcase.
A TSA agent opens a suitcase where a cat had been sleeping inside.
Smells was picked up by his humans and brought back again to Brooklyn where he was specified treats.

His operator, 37-calendar year-aged Brooklyn resident Alix — whose past title withheld for privateness factors — said Smalls have to have snuck into her household guest’ suitcase while she was at perform.

She said authorities had suspected the person experienced catnapped Smalls, but in actuality it was Smalls who trapped himself.

“Our cats truly like to look at out baggage and packing containers and seemingly one of them climbed into his suitcase,” Alix said. “It was just an incident.”

Though Alix explained Smells seemed unbothered by the surprise trip, he appeared to be content to be property — and powering a massive plate of turkey and a glass of crimson wine.